Jo nahin ho sakta hai, wahi to karna hai...
Khan (Shahrukh Khan) knows what it's like to come back from the dead. The ex Indian Captain has now come back in the avatar
of the Coach of the Indian Women's National Hockey team. A team that exists more on paper and less in reality.
team is a rag-tag bunch of girls with their own agenda. A bunch of girls who have forgotten what it is like to play for the
love of the game. Of playing because you want glory for your country. Not because you want a pensioned job or a government
flat. They have all forgotten the sharp thrill of just holding the hockey stick, keeping their eyes on the ball and playing
for all they are worth. They have played every game but hockey to make sure they get selected every year in the Indian National
team. But what does it really mean to play for the Indian National team? To play for India?
ek mulk ka naam sunaai deta hai - India
The girls have never known the thrilling energy of being Team
India. Of giving their all to see their country's name on a trophy. But Kabir Khan, once a captain, now forgotten, does. He
knows what it takes to get there. And what it means to return empty handed. This time, he wants to make sure that it's different.
He knows there are no second chances. Despite his past, he believes that if only the girls played as one, anything would be
Because Kabir Khan believes that it is not that we can't win. It's just that we have never believed we
Chak De India is the story of a coach's fight of making his team, Team India by overcoming their diverse backgrounds,
by learning to use everything that life hurls on them as a secret weapon. It's a story about honesty, sincerity and integrity.
A story to remind the nation of its National sport.
lessons from "Chak De! India"
The Leader should
be fair and impartial while dealing with the team-members
(The way coach
Kabir Khan selects the Captain of the team)
The leader should not hesitate to take hard-decisions
on selecting and retaining the members of the team
• Nothing unites and inspires a team like a common goal
(The bashing episode at Mc Donald’s in the film)
• Knowing the strengths, weaknesses and strategies of competitors (of the
organization / team) is essential to fully exploit the strengths of the organization/team, to overcome its weaknesses and
formulate appropriate strategies to exploit the weaknesses of the competitors and to win.
• Nothing is better for you than your biggest failure.
• If you have the talent, passion and commitment, you can make underdogs win.
• Unless pushed to limits, your team will not perform at its best
• People always want easy things, and it is difficult
to overcome cynicism
• Be strict and straight with your
team. You don’t have to always be nice with them
• In short,
be ruthlessly compassionate!
• Strategy is important - know the team members individual strengths and weaknesses
• There is no alternate to hard work, not even smart work!
• If you are after a cause big enough, you will always have people to support you
• Follow your heart!
• Success is difficult • You must overcome each and every hurdle in front of you for a prolong period of times
• You must have the each and every team member working unselfishly towards a common goal
Failure is easy
• All you need is one selfish person (one rat shit) to ruin the whole project for everyone
All you need is to fail one hurdle at any one time
• Understanding and respecting each other’s role and contribution
is the important first step to cooperation
The Team MUST have:
• HIGH level commitment
; WIDE participation
interaction and LONG term
view of benefits
Work together and Win together
Because "Sometimes Winning is Everything!"
Sagarika Ghatge (as Preeti Sabarwal)
Rawat (as Komal Chautala)
Shilpa Shukla (as Bindia Naik)
Vidya Malavade (as Vidya Sharma)
Tanya Abrol (as Balbir
Anaitha Nair (as Aliya Bose)
Shubhi Mehta (as Gunjan Lakhani)
Seema Azmi (as Rani Dispotta)
Nair (as Soimoi Kerketa)
Sandia Furtado (as Nethra Reddy)
Arya Menon (as Gul Iqbal)
Masochon V. Zimik (as Molly
Kimi Laldawla (as Mary Ralte)
Kimberly Miranda (as Rachna Prasad)
Nichola Sequeira (as Nichola Sequeira)
Raynia Mascarenhas (as Raynia Fernand